Acrylics on Non-Porous Substrates

With the advent of new composite materials, artists today are able to take advantage of lightweight, dimensionally stable supports that offer a smoothness unattainable through traditional surface preparation. These “modern” substrates require little to no preparation, come in a variety of thicknesses and can range from transparent and glossy to matte

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Painting on Ceramics with Acrylics

  We often get asked “What is the best way to paint on ceramics with acrylic paint?”. The question is usually geared toward painting unglazed pottery, but also sometimes glazed ceramics. We do not recommend our products be used on anything that will touch food, hold liquid or go into

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Estimating Paint Amounts for a Mural

Introduction The creation of a mural should begin long before ladders, scaffolding, and cherry-pickers are on site. Although we have amassed extensive information about mural painting, the conversation about how to go about estimating products could use some expansion. When preparing to paint a mural, the creation of a maquette

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Die subtielen Unterschiede zwischen den Williamsburg Weißfarben

Es wird angenommen, dass Weiß bis zu 20 % eines typischen Gemäldes ausmacht. Seine Bedeutung kann nicht übersehen werden, denn es wird als Grundierung, zum Aufhellen oder Auffrischen dunklerer Farben verwendet, oder um Farben opaker zu machen. Es ist nicht nur eine entscheidende Komponente für die Farbgebung, sondern auch für

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QoR Permanent Scarlet Discontinued

5/26/21 Update: Following the publication of this article, a new supply of PR168 was secured and QoR Permanent Scarlet is available to order again. We are sad to announce that after October 31, 2020 we will no longer be able to offer QoR Permanent Scarlet watercolor, as the PR 168

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Acrylic, Oil, and Watercolor Brushes

Brushes carry our paint from the palette to the canvas. They give us control over our marks and assist us in handling paint and mediums. Therefore, brushes are an important tool for any painter and worth looking into deeper. At GOLDEN, we produce paint in three different mediums: oils, acrylics,

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Studio Palette Options with Acrylics

INTRODUCTION Typical waterborne acrylic paints and mediums dry relatively quickly due to the evaporation of water and some other volatile components. Traditional uncovered palette systems only work well with acrylics if you are working very quickly because of this fast dry time. Our very slow-drying OPEN Acrylics are an exception,

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